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THURSDAY, SEP 03, 2020
Young Americans Making More than $200,000 Annually

Young Americans who make more than $200,000 annually make up a majority of households in one large U.S. Census tract – located in New York City’s financial... more

SUNDAY, AUG 30, 2020
Inflation-Adjusted Housing Values Over the Last 50 Years

It’s possible that young Americans have a point when they complain they’ve been priced out of the housing market. A Social Explorer analysis of Census data... more

FRIDAY, AUG 28, 2020
Racial Makeup of the U.S. During the Civil War

Confederate sympathizers may claim the American Civil War was fought over states’ rights, but a cursory examination of results from an 1860 Census map makes it c... more

TUESDAY, AUG 25, 2020
The Impact of the Pandemic to be felt Hardest Among Renters in the Deep South

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is being felt hardest among renters in the Deep South, according to a Social Explorer analysis of the Census Bureau’s July... more

SUNDAY, AUG 23, 2020
Black Owner-Occupied Homes Across the U.S.

Black homeowners were more than twice as likely as whites to have either skipped or deferred their most recent mortgage payments, according to a Social Explorer analys... more

FRIDAY, AUG 21, 2020
Change in U.S. Foreign-Born Population from 1920 to 2018

After two decades of a foreign influx, the 1920 Census marked the beginning of a lengthy slide in the number of foreign-born people in the United States. There are ear... more

MONDAY, AUG 17, 2020
A Growing Trend in Multifamily Housing Rentals

Multifamily housing with five or more units makes up a majority of rental homes in 11,700 U.S. Census tracts – roughly 1 in every 7 neighborhoods. In more t... more

FRIDAY, AUG 14, 2020
Enslaved U.S. Population in 1790

When the census was first conducted in 1790, the enslaved population constituted a majority of the population in almost 1 of every 7 U.S. counties, according to a Soci... more

THURSDAY, AUG 13, 2020
Evictions Stands to Hit an Unlikely Demographic Cohort Hardest

A potential wave of evictions prompted by the global coronavirus pandemic stands to hit an unlikely demographic cohort hardest: People between the ages of 40 and 54, a... more

WEDNESDAY, AUG 12, 2020
Internet Connectivity Across the U.S.

What do Orthodox Jewish and Native American neighborhoods have in common? Lack of internet access is definitely one thing, according to a Social Explorer analysis of 2... more

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